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Rig wreck closes road in Columbia County

Route 487 in Orangeville was blocked by the crash Monday morning.

ORANGEVILLE, Pa. — UPDATE 1/23/21:

According to officials, the driver has been identified as Jose Feliciano, 50, of Charlotte, North Carolina.

The crash occurred as the tractor-trailer was traveling north on State Route 93 at the intersection of State Route 487.

Feliciano attempted to make a left turn on Route 487 and overturned the tractor-trailer.

Two mailboxes and a PPL utility pole were damaged.

No injuries were sustained. 

Original story 01/18/21:

A tractor-trailer crash closed a road in Columbia County Monday morning.

The truck rolled on Route 487 between Broad Street and Berwick Road in Orangeville around 3 a.m. Crews put a detour in place.

The driver, hauling a load of squash, told police he lost his brakes coming down Route 93.

The area of the crash was cleared after 11 a.m. Monday.